SBA meetings

Join an active community of veteran and novice beekeepers and listen to talks from a variety of experts.

Meetings are held at 7PM on the second Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

Spring/Summer Location:
Steppingstone Farm Museum in Havre de Grace
461 Quaker Bottom Rd. Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Link to Farm Museum directions

Fall/Winter Location:
Harford Community College, Chesapeake Center dining room. Take Thomas Run road and go to the roundabout to entrance #2, parking lot C, building C. HCC policy for COVID-19 is that you must wear a face mask while in the building. Link to map and directions

Past meetings


November 10, 2021 in person and on Zoom

Bee hive winterizing demonstration and discussion: candy boards, sugar brick, hive setup, hive wrapping, etc.

We will have SBA honey for sale! 1lb jar, $10.

Past Meetings (with links to notes, when available)

January 13, 2021 Stephan Repasky Single brood chamber management
February 10, 2021 Zac Lamas What can 100 bees and a queen tell us about the bee world? Using this new method to study viral transmission.
March 10, 2021 Dr. Sammy Ramsey Varroa after the fat: Current research endeavors to fight the mite.
April 14, 2021 Panel discussion: spring management
May 12, 2021 Cybil Preston Mite treatment
June 9, 2021 Show and tell: favorite bee gadgets
July 14, 2021 David Papke Hive management techniques
September 9, 2021 Lloyd Snyder Fall management
October 13, 2021 Dewey Caron Reading Bee Hives